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              Lost
               

              Lost (EPUB ebook)

              By Fountain, Ele

              The powerful story of two siblings trying to survive extreme poverty by the multi-award-winning, Waterstones Children's Book Prize-shortlisted author of Boy 87Lola's life is about to become unrecognisable. So is Lola.Everything used to be comfortable. She lived in a big house wit...h her family, where her biggest problems were arguing with her little brother or being told she couldn't have a new phone. But as one disaster follows another, the threads of her home and family begin to unravel.Cut off from everything she has known before, Lola must find a new way to survive.Now, an ordinary girl must become extraordinary.Ele Fountain worked as an editor in children's publishing where she helped launch and nurture the careers of many prize-winning and bestselling authors. Ele's debut novel, Boy 87, won four awards and was nominated for nine more, including the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. She lives in Hampshire with her husband and two daughters.
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              ISBN 9781782692560
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              Released NZ 12 Mar 2020
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              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              Duncan Versus the Googleys
               

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              By Milner, Kate

              A quirky and hilarious debut about scheming old ladies, mechanical monsters and fearless children from an award-winning illustratorSummer is not looking good for Duncan. His parents have left him with his Great Aunt Harriet at Arthritis Hall, a retirement community of rude old la...dies who confiscate his games, stuff him in a windowless room and just want him to keep quiet.When Duncan meets Ursula, the caretaker's daughter, he begins to discover the diabolical secrets that lurk in the shadows of Arthritis Hall. Soon, the two children find themselves embroiled in a plot involving bizarre electronic creatures and acts of ingenious thievery, in an attempt to outwit a fiendish group of eldery criminal masterminds.Kate Milner is a writer and illustrator based in Bedfordshire with her husband and son. In her career she has painted pub signs and made prints, been a teacher and a carer. When working at her local library, she fell in love with children's books and went on to become an illustrator, winning the Klaus Fugge Award for her picture book My Name is Not Refugee. Duncan Versus the Googleys is her first novel.
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              ISBN 9781782692522
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              Released NZ 6 Feb 2020
              Publisher Pushkin Press
              Interest Age 9-12 years
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              Tender is the Flesh
               

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              By Bazterrica, Agustina

              Everyone's eating human meat. Would you?'This book will pull you in, take hold, and not let go until you reach the final page - perhaps far longer than that. Without a doubt, my favourite read of this year' Christina Dalcher, author of VOXIt all happened so quickly. First, animal...s became infected with the virus and their meat became poisonous. Then governments initiated the Transition. Now, 'special meat' - human meat - is legal.Marcos is in the business of slaughtering humans - only no one calls them that. He works with numbers, consignments, processing. One day, he's given a gift to seal a deal: a specimen of the finest quality. He leaves her in his barn, tied up, a problem to be disposed of later.But the specimen haunts Marcos. Her trembling body, her eyes that watch him, that seem to understand. And soon, he becomes tortured by what has been lost - and what might still be saved...Agustina Bazterrica is an Argentinian novelist and short-story writer. She is a central figure in the literary scene of Buenos Aires, where she co-curates the event series 'Siga al Conejo Blanco' and coordinates reading workshops. Agustina has published a short-story collection and two novels, for which she has won several awards. Tender is the Flesh, her second novel, won the prestigious Premio Clarin Novela and has been translated into nine languages and optioned for a TV series.
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              ISBN 9781782275589
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              Released NZ 6 Feb 2020
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              Max and Moritz
               

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              By Busch, Wilhelm

              A lively new translation of this anarchic children's classic about the inventive pranks of two young boysLock up your chickens! Look out for the bugs in your bed! And check that there's nothing explosive in your teacher's pipe!Meet Max and Moritz, the infamously naughty boys whos...e sole purpose in life is to terrify their neighbourhood. There's nothing these two pranksters like more than causing mayhem! Their inexhaustible talent for mischief brings chaos and comedy to every page of these delightfully wicked stories.With its anarchic energy and unforgettable illustrations, Max and Moritz has become one of the most enduring children's classics of all time. Its wicked anti-heroes have been entertaining readers young and old for over 150 years - so dive in!Wilhelm Busch (1832-1908) was a German humorist, poet, illustrator and painter. He contributed satirical sketches to German weekly papers and wrote short verse narratives accompanied by illustrations, which are now considered to be forerunners of the comic strip. Max and Morit, his most famous work, was published in 1865.
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              ISBN 9781782692546
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              Released NZ 5 Sep 2019
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              Interest Age 6-9 years
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              Catlantis
               

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              By Starobinets, Anna; Illustrated by Klimowski, Andrzej

              A thrilling, funny story about a heroic cat on a mission

              ISBN 9781782691112
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              Released NZ 22 Oct 2015
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              Interest Age 7-11 years
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              The Inugami Curse: A classic Japanese murder mystery from the author of The Honjin Murders
               

              The Inugami Curse: A classic Japanese murder mystery from the author of The Honjin Murders (EPUB ebook)

              By Yokomizo, Seishi

              A fiendish classic murder mystery, from one of Japan's greatest crime writersIn 1940s Japan, the wealthy head of the Inugami Clan dies, and his family eagerly await the reading of the will. But no sooner are its strange details revealed than a series of bizarre, gruesome murders ...begins. Detective Kindaichi must unravel the clan's terrible secrets of forbidden liaisons, monstrous cruelty, and hidden identities to find the murderer, and lift the curse wreaking its bloody revenge on the Inugamis.The Inugami Curse is a fiendish, intricately plotted classic mystery from a giant of Japanese crime writing, starring the legendary detective Kosuke Kindaichi.Seishi Yokomizo (1902-81) was one of Japan's most famous and best-loved mystery writers. He was born in Kobe and spent his childhood reading detective stories, before beginning to write stories of his own, the first of which was published in 1921. He went on to become an extremely prolific and popular author, best known for his Kosuke Kindaichi series, which ran to 77 books, many of which were adapted for stage and television in Japan. The Inugami Curse is one of Kindaichi's most famous mysteries and has twicce been adapted for film in Japan.
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              ISBN 9781782275022
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              Released NZ 6 Feb 2020
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              How to be a Fascist: A Manual
               

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              By Murgia, Michela

              How fascist are you? A sharp, provocative conversation-starter about the authoritarian in us all INSTRUCTIONS FOR BECOMING A FASCIST:- Name your enemies- Encourage intimidatory violence in all its forms- Call on freedom of speech whenever you are criticized for hateful language- ...Cast doubt on the authority of experts, so that all opinions hold the same authority: none- Undermine boring, accepted facts about history- Never actually call yourself a fascistMichela Murgia is an Italian novelist and politician. She has written travel books, political non-fiction and novels, for which she has been awarded the Premio Campiello and the Mondello International Literary Prize.
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              ISBN 9781782276166
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              Released NZ 16 Jan 2020
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              Interest Age 16+ years
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              The Flying Classroom
               

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              By Kastner, Erich; Illustrated by Trier, Walter; Bell, Anthea

              A delightful, moving story of boyhood adventures, friendships and anxieties, set in a 1930s boarding school

              ISBN 9781782690733
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              Released NZ 6 Nov 2014
              Publisher Pushkin Press
              Interest Age 6-12 years
              Series Pushkin Children's Flapped PB
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              Spark
               

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              By Matayoshi, Naoki

              Hilarious, strange and moving in equal measure - a Japanese multi-million-copy smash hit about the struggles of a pair of young manzai stand-up comediansTokunaga is a young comedian struggling to make a name for himself when he is taken under the wing of Kamiya, who is either a c...razy genius or perhaps just crazy. Kamiya's indestructible confidence inspires Tokunaga, but it also makes him doubt the limits of his own talent, and dedication to Manzai comedy.Spark is a story about art and friendship, about countless bizarre drunken conversations and how far it's acceptable to go for a laugh. A novel about comedy that's as moving and thoughtful as it is funny, it's already been a sensation in Japan.Naoki Matayoshi is a Japanese manzai comedian and author, who found fame performing as part of the popular comic duo Peace. Spark is his first novel and has been hugely successful in Japan since it was first published in 2016. It has won the Akutagawa Prize and was adapted for film, stage and TV - the hit series is available on Netflix UK.
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              ISBN 9781782275916
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              Released NZ 5 Mar 2020
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              The Honjin Murders: The classic locked room mystery
               

              The Honjin Murders: The classic locked room mystery (EPUB ebook)

              By Yokomizo, Seishi

              Japan's greatest classic murder mystery, translated into English for the first timeIn the winter of 1937, the village of Okamura is abuzz with excitement over the forthcoming wedding of a son of the grand Ichiyanagi family. But amid the gossip over the approaching festivities, th...ere is also a worrying rumour - it seems a sinister masked man has been asking questions about the Ichiyanagis around the village.Then, on the night of the wedding, the Ichiyanagi family are woken by a terrible scream, followed by the sound of eerie music - death has come to Okamura, leaving no trace but a bloody samurai sword, thrust into the pristine snow outside the house. The murder seems impossible, but amateur detective Kosuke Kindaichi is determined to get to the bottom of it.Seishi Yokomizo (1902-81) was one of Japan's most famous and best-loved mystery writers. He was born in Kobe and spent his childhood reading detective stories, before beginning to write stories of his own, the first of which was published in 1921. He went on to become an extremely prolific and popular author, best known for his Kosuke Kindaichi series, which ran to 77 books, many of which were adapted for stage and television in Japan. The Honjin Murders is the first Kosuke Kindaichi story, and regarded as one of Japan's great mystery novels. It won the first Mystery Writers of Japan Award in 1948 but has never been translated into English, until now.
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              ISBN 9781782275015
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              Released NZ 5 Dec 2019
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